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Forum: Car Nitro & Gas Engines 06-25-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,569
Posted By jetpack
Never let anything reach your glow plug but fresh...

Never let anything reach your glow plug but fresh fuel. Never spin or blow your engine out with the glow plug in place. It will become contaminated and burn out sooner than it should.
Forum: Glow Engines 06-08-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By jetpack
HP is very close to Webra. HP was one of their...

HP is very close to Webra. HP was one of their designers and bet a Webra header will fit.
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 01-14-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By jetpack
Laminating Mahogany Veneer

I purchased some ribbon striped Sepele mahogany in hopes to use it on a few boats I have been wanting to build as sheeting and if possible, even the bulkheads and forget using birch ply all together...
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 09-21-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 61,399
Posted By jetpack
Boogie. Looks good, Skipper. Have you hurt a...

Boogie. Looks good, Skipper. Have you hurt a Picco yet
Forum: Speed - RC Nitro Boats 08-08-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 61,399
Posted By jetpack
holy smokes, skipper. dang.

holy smokes, skipper. dang.
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 01-31-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,265
Posted By jetpack
kinda off the topic here but i was just wondering...

kinda off the topic here but i was just wondering what the difference is between an AP Hornet and a Norvel? They look pretty similar
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 04-15-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By jetpack
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2089251http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2089253http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=208925...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 03-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
I bought mine as an open box off ebay advertized...

I bought mine as an open box off ebay advertized as unstarted and complete but when I got it, the fuse halves were glued together and it had no instructions except for how to glue the fuse together....
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 03-20-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
So you bought these as used so you don't know if...

So you bought these as used so you don't know if they came glued or not?
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 03-19-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
Pr11, did those fuselages come pre-glued?

Pr11, did those fuselages come pre-glued?
Forum: Tips & Techniques 12-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,260
Posted By jetpack
Unfortunately the plastic used to make the...

Unfortunately the plastic used to make the canopies does not take to polishing. It's too rubbery. You can only get a hard shine on hard materials. Try the Novus polish system if anything. Another...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 10-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
I think this would build up pretty light but...

I think this would build up pretty light but seeing the small remains of a TD mounted in front put both in perspective. This plane fully loaded with retracts and fuel would be something you would...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 09-25-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
What a disappointment. Got the kit in the mail...

What a disappointment. Got the kit in the mail and "item did not match description." The fuselage was joined and badly distorted from overheating with resin and was full of cracks. The halves were...
Forum: Kit Building 09-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By jetpack
Mike I certainly appreciate all your advice. ...

Mike I certainly appreciate all your advice. Thank you! I've read a few articles on how to properly make a scale vacuformed plastic model airplane. There's a couple tricks about doing it properly....
Forum: Kit Building 09-10-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By jetpack
What a disappointment. At least I got to check...

What a disappointment. At least I got to check out the kit before it all gets sent back. False description in the listing. The two fuse halves have been joined together and the engine mounted. No...
Forum: Kit Building 09-01-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By jetpack
Model Merchant F-4 Phantom 1/2A Powered

This plane is a styrofoam wing and vacuum formed fuselage. I have never built this type, but would like to do a good job on it. Airbrushing and all. The kit is a great start to something that...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 09-01-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
There's another showing up on eBay! This one...

There's another showing up on eBay! This one already has Robart retracts in the box. :eek: I just looked into Robart's prices for 1/2A retracts. Looks like i'll be making my own!
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Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
Converting this over to fuel and using the fan...

Converting this over to fuel and using the fan unit as a test unit for an engine wouldn't be a bad idea. Kyosho makes some neat stuff, but all electric.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_pPSxs3opM
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
I am still juiced about it. Here's the story... ...

I am still juiced about it. Here's the story...

I faintly remember seeing it first come out back when foamy's started to happen in the magazines. It stuck like glue to me for a long time, a 1/2A...
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-28-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By jetpack
Model Merchant F-4 Phantom

Has anyone had one of these?

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2026800http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2026799
Forum: "1/2 A" & "1/8 A" airplanes 08-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 61,611
Posted By jetpack
Almost, Renegade. I though that too at first...

Almost, Renegade. I though that too at first because i've seen them and have one to build in the box. It's not though because the Lil Toot has a plank profile. This one is carved out, a hollow log...
Forum: Glow Engines 08-09-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By jetpack
Thanks all this is good to know

Thanks all this is good to know
Forum: Glow Engines 08-07-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By jetpack
The opening of the spraybar is the end of the bar...

The opening of the spraybar is the end of the bar so there is no up or down. The body of it is threaded and can be adjusted before or after centerline of the carb bore. A lock nut secures its...
Forum: Glow Engines 08-06-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By jetpack
Question Carburetor Spray Bar Length Adjustment

:confused:

I had a number of carbs to take apart to clean and polish, repair or replace parts. I did not record or measure the spray bar length into the bore on a couple of them. I knew I would...
Forum: Glow Engines 08-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 50,653
Posted By jetpack
Would anyone be able to tell me which engine this...

Would anyone be able to tell me which engine this Webra mystery part belongs to?
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2019490
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